Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Cabinet approves national plan for digital health as a national growth engine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 7:25 PM

Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

800 million people spend at least 10% of household budget on health care expenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 10:11 AM

Doctor removes screw from six-year-old's nose

Screw flies out of computer keyboard, enters Haifa boy's nose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2017, 2:51 PM

13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

New study indicates that 13% of haredim refrain from necessary medical treatment due to monetary concerns.Tzvi Lev, 8/10/2017, 2:28 PM

Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

More patients are vision-impaired than ever before; new study suggests how countries can lessen the health burden and improve lives.Nissan Tzur, 8/4/2017, 7:58 AM

Israel's health system ranks as one of the best globally

Comparative study shows Israelis enjoy top health care, but need to work on environmental protection.Chana Roberts, 7/28/2017, 8:59 AM

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Bernie Sanders calls withdrawal of GOP health bill ‘victory,’ Reform movement urges expanding coverage.JTA, 3/25/2017, 8:14 PM

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

New poll shows Israelis far more likely to trust doctors at their local clinic than hospital staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 9:43 AM

Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

Israel's nurses were back at work Thursday morning, after a lengthy strike by nurses was settled with a new work agreement.David Lev, 12/20/2012, 9:02 AM

17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

Agreement between nurses and Finance Ministry will see the nurses' salaries being increased over 4.5 years.Elad Benari, 12/20/2012, 2:42 AM

State Democrats, ADL Blast Maine Governor for 'Gestapo' Remarks

State Democrats are lashing out at Maine Governor Paul LePage after he compared the IRS to the Nazi Gestapo. Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/9/2012, 11:11 AM

Was Obama's Supreme Court Victory A Tactical Or Strategic Win?

It was hailed as a win for the Obama Administration. The jury is still out over whether the Supreme Court ruling will help or hurt Obama.Amiel Ungar, 6/29/2012, 3:24 PM

Doctors Practically on Strike

Hospitals and medical clinics around the country are on a part-time Sabbath schedule, as the doctors’ near-strike climbs a notch.Hillel Fendel, 6/20/2011, 2:35 PM

Israeli Research Reveals How to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

Good news for heart attack patients: 11 years of research in Israel by US National Health Care Services shows how to reduce the risk.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/22/2011, 8:17 AM

More Preemies, Better Care in Israeli Hospitals

One in eight babies in Israel is born prematurely and needs intensive care. Maayenei HaYeshuah Hospital saves two 23-week babies. Hillel Fendel, 2/28/2011, 6:16 PM

Nurses Warn Hospitals are Dangerously Overcrowded

Hospital are dangerously full; wards could be closed to new patients in just two weeks, the Nurses' Union warns.Maayana Miskin, 1/4/2011, 7:31 PM

Good OECD Report Card for Israel in Health Sector

Israel has a good report card in the health sector in comparison with other OECD nations, as seen in data just released by the Ministry of Health.Hana Levi Julian, 5/11/2010, 5:04 PM

PM Tells Hareidi Party: Ashkelon Emergency Room is Staying Put

Deputy Health Minister wanted emergency room relocated because of graves uncovered beneath it. UTJ not expected to leave coalition.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2010, 10:58 PM

Teva's Injection-Free Growth Hormone Shot Wins FDA Approval

Children requiring human growth hormone will no longer face the fright and pain of shots, thanks to Teva Pharmaceuticals' needle-free injection.Malkah Fleisher, 6/30/2009, 8:35 PM